More Persons of Interest in Aggravated Assault/Possible Homicide
February 7, 2017
In Memoriam: Detective Green B. Hamby (1921)
February 8, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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8:08 a.m.
Fugitive apprehension
1602 W. Wright Cir.

Officers located a parole fugitive and took him into custody. Officers booked James Galvan, 47, into jail for his warrants.

10:58 p.m.
465 S. 400 E.

A woman was walking on the sidewalk when a male sprayed her with pepper spray and stole her purse. The victim was assessed by medical and released. The suspect is described as a white male adult, under 30 years old, 5 feet 2 inches tall, thin build, wearing a black jacket with green on it and blue jeans.

Update on stabbing/Attempt homicide

All three persons of interest were identified and interviewed. A 16 year old male juvenile was booked into Detention for attempted homicide and obstruction of justice. The other two parties were released.

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